Orlando, FL (December 18, 2020) - A pedestrian was killed in a crash that took place in Orlando on Tuesday, December 15th. The incident occurred on Orange Blossom Trail near the intersection with Premier Row and the Florida Mall.
There are few details surrounding the crash at this time. The Florida Highway Patrol, along with rescue workers, responded quickly to the scene. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene but has not been identified at this time. All lanes of Orange Blossom Trail were blocked while troopers worked at the scene and motorists were urged to find alternate routes of travel if possible. No other injuries were reported.
An investigation into the crash is ongoing at this time. There is no further information available.
On average, there are two fatal pedestrian accidents in Florida each day. Pedestrians face great dangers when they are involved in a crash as there is a high risk of death or serious injuries occurring when a pedestrian is struck by a vehicle. Many Florida pedestrian accidents take place due to the negligence of motorists, including distraction, speeding, and reckless driving.
We would like to offer our most sincere condolences to the victim's family following this tragic pedestrian crash in Orlando.
Rubenstein Law is dedicated to serving individuals and families injured by the negligence of others. We know first-hand the heartbreak that can be left behind after an accident. In our news blog, we write about cases or personal injury that are relevant to our line of work, and we report on news of judgments and appellate cases that affect the rights of personal injury claimants. We feel a responsibility for the tragic loss of life occurring across our state every day.
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